Mankato, Minn. – In the Jan. 20, 2023 National Wrestling Coaches Association Division II Coaches Rankings, two Mavericks have been ranked in the top-12, including senior Brock Luthens at 141 lb. and senior Darrell Mason at 285 lb.
Luthens, a senior from Hector, Minn., stands 17-2 this year and is currently rated 12th. A one time All-American, Luthens also finished 5th at the 2021-22 NCAA DII Super Region V tournament.
Mason, a senior from Chicago, Ill., is rated seventh in the poll and is 5-1 so far this season. The 285 lb. returning 2021-22 National Champion was also named the NWCA DII Wrestler of the Year and the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference (NSIC) Wrestler of the Year last season.
Minnesota State is also receiving votes in the poll for team rankings.
The Mavericks continue their season tomorrow with their first road NSIC dual of the season in St. Cloud, Minn., against the St. Cloud Huskies at 2:00 p.m.